# SOLUTION: Last week a company's income was \$530. from this week, \$50 was withheld for expenses. the rest was shared by two partners in the ratio 3 to 5. how much did each receive?

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 Question 111798: Last week a company's income was \$530. from this week, \$50 was withheld for expenses. the rest was shared by two partners in the ratio 3 to 5. how much did each receive?Answer by checkley71(8403)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!(530-50)=480 is the amount to divide in the 3:5 ratio. 3:5 is an share system 480/8=60 per share 3*60=180 for the smaller share. 5*60=300 for the larger share. proof 180+300=480 the amount to be divided.